The Ed Sullivan Show

Season 21 Episode 3

October 13, 1968: The Beach Boys, Richard Pryor, Pearl Bailey

Aired Sunday 8:00 PM Oct 13, 1968 on CBS

Episode Recap

Episode transcript:

--Start of show, opening titles

--Ed talks with jockey Stanley Dancer, with million dollar racing horse Cardigan Bay.

--Audience bows (cameos): Irving Rudd; Sugar Ray Robinson

--Denny McLain Quartet (baseball player Denny, playing organ, with his combo) - "Girl From Ipanema"

--Bob Gibson (baseball pitcher playing guitar) & the Denny McLain Quartet - instrumental song, unknown title

--Audience bow: Mickey Lolich (1968 World Series pitching hero)

--Richard Pryor (stand-up comedy) - re: "being cool," personal grooming & hygene.

--Jim Henson's Muppets - Muppets jump in & out of trash cans, scaring little girl. (At end of segment Jim Henson comes out and shakes hands with Ed.)

--Sugar Ray Robinson - Ed asks Robinson on stage, asks Robinson his opinion about the greatest boxers.

On film: "Goodbye Mr. Chips" film clip with Petula Clark & Peter O'Toole. Ed interviews Clark & O'Toole. Ed & O'Toole sing "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling."

--Pearl Bailey - "Tower Of Strength," "I Believe" & "That's Life"

--Audience bows: Mrs. Babe Ruth; H. Lesslie Ward Jr; Benjamin Preston

--The Beach Boys - "Do It Again" & "Good Vibrations"

--Bill Dana (comedian) - astronaut routine with Ed

--Gilbert Becaud - "Je T' Attends" & "What Now My Love"